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Hal McGeeThe Man With The Tape Recorder (2007)

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two 31-minute audio pieces recorded May 4 - May 18, 2007 with an Olympus Pearlcorder S701 Microcassette Recorder in Gainesville, Tampa, and a rental car

Fluxus American Gothic Dada absurdist cut-up lo fi lo tech sound art acousmatic bruitistic noise collages, employing chance and random procedures yet highly deliberate, scrupulously chaotic in effect, and without God. Voice manipulations, field recordings, stream-of-consciousness wordiness, circuit bent electronics, radio static, lo techtronix, fold-ins... a la William Burroughs and Brion Gysin, Jean Dubuffet and Art Brut, abstract expressionism, finger painting with sound. Hal McGee (voice and circuit bent Casio SK-1, SK-5, Rapman, and piano), Andrew Chadwick [Ironing] (circuit bent cassette player and recording assistance), mockingbirds, Jen Sandwich, Brad Kokay (circuit bent Casio keyboards), Peter Le Zotte, Jenny Le Zotte, wildfire smoke, my mother, my father, J. Watson, Charles Smith, Waldo, Gracie, Rebecca Chatman, Chris Miller, traffic sounds, alarm clock radio, shortwave radio, Jonathan Borofsky's "Hammering Man at 2,938,405" statue, my niece, my nephew, rain, trash compactor, telephones, heart monitor, elevator, fax machine, Lenny Pearlman, local Chinese restaurant, coffee shop... Photographs by Jen Sandwich

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Artist/Composer: Hal McGee
Date: 2007
Keywords: microcassette; collage; lo-fi; experimental; fluxus; dada; William Burroughs; cut-up; field recordings; collage; circuit bent

Creative Commons license: Attribution-Noncommercial-No Derivative Works 3.0 United States

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The Man With The Tape Recorder, Side A 195.2 MB 
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The Man With The Tape Recorder, Side B 198.3 MB 
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The Man With The Tape Recorder, front cover 466.9 KB 
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